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The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the last day of the weekend. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your Sunday.

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Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you the nine stories you need to know a little before 9am.

1. #ISRAEL The US says it is “profoundly troubled” by the beating of an American teenager who was detained in Israel. Tariq Abu Khder is the 15-year-old cousin of a Palestinian youth murdered earlier this week.

2. #SHAKE-UP Speculation continues over the imminent Cabinet shake-up. The Daily Mail believes that Alan Kelly and Kathleen Lynch will both be promoted to cabinet – with Lynch becoming Minister for Education; the Sunday Times suggests James Reilly will lose his health portfolio.

3. #ARRESTS A man (27) and a woman (23) have been arrested by the PSNI after a man’s body was found in Armagh. Police said the cause of the man’s death will not be released until after the post-mortem has been carried out.

4. #KENYA Thirteen people have been killed in new attacks in Lamu in Kenya, where 60 people were massacred last month. It has been claimed that Somalia’s Shebab rebels carried out the attack.

5. #VATICAN Tomorrow will see Pope Francis meeting with abuse survivors, including Irish woman Marie Collins. The meeting will take place in the Vatican, and will see six abuse survivors meeting the Pope.

6. #DEATH THREAT Former billionaire Sean Quinn was forced to leave an event on Good Friday after gardaí uncovered a ‘credible’ threat to kill him, the Sunday Independent reports. The Quinn family say they are not commenting on the allegation.

7. #ARREST A man and woman have been charged over the assault of a man in Ranelagh yesterday morning. The two will remain in garda custody to appear at the Criminal Courts of Justice in the morning. The victim has been released from hospital.

8. #HONDURAS Hopes are fading for eight miners trapped in a collapsed gold mine in southern Honduras. Rescuers have suspended the search but said it will resume today, exploring through another tunnel.

9. #NEW YORK A firefighter has died fighting a fire in a public housing high-rise in Brooklyn. Lt Gordon Ambelas suffered multiple injuries while on the 19th floor of a 21-storey building in Williamsburg.

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